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Vols' Skinns putts home individual honor

4/17/2005

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Kentucky won its first
Southeastern Conference men's golf championship Sunday while
Tennessee's David Skinns won individual top honors.

Kentucky shot a three-over 283 Sunday to finish the three-round
tournament at 875, two shots ahead of Auburn on the 7,005-yard
Seaside Court at the Sea Island Golf Club.

Skinns had a three-round score of 210, one shot better than
Georgia's Richard Scott.

Skinns and Auburn's Tyler McKeever shot the low rounds Sunday,
two-under 68. McKeever finished in sixth place.

Skinns is the first Tennessee player to capture the individual
title since Mike Sposa in 1990.

Kentucky's final-round 283 was the low round for any team.

John Holmes led the Wildcats with a third-place finish at 215.

Kentucky's Matt Kohn and Florida's Brett Stegmaier tied for
fourth at 217.

Georgia, the 2004 SEC champion, placed third with a three-day
score of 883. Florida, which led after Saturday's round, was fourth
at 888.

Tennessee placed fifth at 889. LSU and South Carolina tied for
sixth at 899, followed by Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi State,
Mississippi and Vanderbilt.